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Trans-ethnic association study of blood pressure determinants in over 750,000 individuals

Ayush Giri, Jacklyn N. Hellwege, Jacob M. Keaton, Jihwan Park, Chengxiang Qiu

Ethnic GroupsHealthBiologyGenetics


Why do natives and non-natives have different housing outcomes? Evidence from Britain

Olayiwola Oladiran, Anupam Nanda, Stanimira Milcheva

Area EffectsDemographyMigrationPublic PolicyLife Course AnalysisHousing Market


Guidance for DNA methylation studies: statistical insights from the Illumina EPIC array

Georgina Mansell, Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Yanchun Bao, Meena Kumari, Leonard S. Schalkwyk

Statistical AnalysisBiologyGenetics


The association between self-rated health and underlying biomarker levels is modified by age, gender, and household income: evidence from Understanding Society – the UK Household Longitudinal Study

M. Pia Chaparro, Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari, Michaela Benzeval

Social GroupsDemographyIncome DynamicsHealthBiology


Assessing the robustness of sisVIVE in a Mendelian randomization study to estimate the causal effect of body mass index on income using multiple SNPs from Understanding Society

Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, Meena Kumari

Income DynamicsBiologyGenetics


A new look at the housing antecedents of separation

Rory Coulter, Michael Thomas

DemographyFamily Formation And DissolutionHousing Market


Multi-ancestry genome-wide gene–smoking interaction study of 387,272 individuals identifies new loci associated with serum lipids

Amy R. Bentley, Yun J. Sung, Michael R. Brown, Thomas W. Winkler, Aldi T. Kraja

Drug/Alcohol AbuseDemographyHealthBiology


Variations in migration motives over distance

Michael Thomas, Brian Gillespie, Nik Lomax

GeographyDemographyMigrationHouseholds


Early-life inequalities and biological ageing: a multisystem Biological Health Score approach in Understanding Society

Maryam Karimi, Raphaële Castagné, Cyrille Delpierre, Gaëlle Albertus, Eloïse Berger

HealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Persistent poverty in Scotland 2010-2017

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Area EffectsStatistical AnalysisDemographyHouseholdsPovertyGovernmentIncome DynamicsSocial Policy


Genetic landscape of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease identifies heterogeneous cell-type and phenotype associations

Phuwanat Sakornsakolpat, Dmitry Prokopenko, Maxime Lamontagne, Nicola F. Reeve, Anna L. Guyatt

Drug/Alcohol AbuseHealthBiologyGenetics


Assessing potential shared genetic aetiology between body mass index and sleep duration in 142,209 individuals

Victoria Garfield, Ghazaleh Fatemifar, Caroline Dale, Melissa Smart, Yanchun Bao

Science And TechnologyHealthBiologyGenetics


The evolutionary dynamics and fitness landscape of clonal haematopoiesis

Caroline J. Watson, Alana Papula, Yeuk P.G. Poon, Wing H. Wong, Andrew L. Young

Older PeopleHealthLife Course AnalysisBiologyGenetics


Are flexible work arrangements associated with lower levels of chronic stress-related biomarkers? A study of 6025 employees in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

Tarani Chandola, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari, Michaela Benzeval

Sociology Of LabourLabour MarketWell BeingHealthCaregivingBiology


What are the characteristics of respondents using different devices in mixed-device online surveys? Evidence from six UK surveys

Olga Maslovskaya, Gabriele B. Durrant, Peter W.F. Smith, Tim Hanson, Ana Villar

Information And Communication TechnologiesStatistical AnalysisDemographySurvey MethodologySurveys


Linking Twitter and survey data: the impact of survey mode and demographics on consent rates across three UK studies

Tarek Al Baghal, Luke Sloan, Curtis Jessop, Matthew L. Williams, Pete Burnap

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksDemographySurvey Methodology


New genetic signals for lung function highlight pathways and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associations across multiple ancestries

Nick Shrine, Anna L. Guyatt, A. Mesut Erzurumluoglu, Victoria E. Jackson, Brian D. Hobbs

HealthBiologyGenetics


Main and interactive effects of inflammation and perceived neighbourhood cohesion on psychological distress: results from a population-based study in the UK

Efstathios Papachristou, Eirini Flouri, Theodora Kokosi, Marta Francesconi

Area EffectsPsychologyWell BeingHealthSocial BehaviourBiology


Biology and being green: the effect of prenatal testosterone exposure on pro-environmental consumption behaviour

Chris Hand

Environmental SociologyHouseholdsEconomicsChildbearing: FertilitySocial AttitudesSocial BehaviourBiology


Data resource profile: Cohort and Longitudinal Studies Enhancement Resources (CLOSER)

Dara O’Neill, Michaela Benzeval, Andy Boyd, Lisa Calderwood, Cyrus Cooper

DemographySocial ChangeSurvey MethodologyLife Course AnalysisSurveys


Baseline health and public healthcare costs five years on: a predictive analysis using biomarker data in a prospective household panel

Apostolos Davillas, Stephen Pudney

EconomicsHealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiology


Ethnic minorities at the 2017 British general election

Nicole Martin, Omar Khan

PoliticsElections. Electoral BehaviourDemographyGovernmentEthnic Groups


Intergenerational social mobility and allostatic load in Great Britain

Patrick Präg, Lindsay Richards

Well BeingHealthSocial StratificationSocial MobilityBiology


Social network engagement and subjective well-being: a life-course perspective

Daniel Wheatley, Sarah L. Buglass

Information And Communication TechnologiesSocial NetworksPsychologyTime UseDemographyWell BeingLife Course AnalysisSocial Behaviour


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Amanda Hughes, Yanchun Bao, Melissa Smart, Tyler Gorrie-Stone, Eilis Hannon

HealthLife Course AnalysisSocial StratificationBiologyGenetics